Baby Yttrium

Adopt an Element Project

By: Tommy Morrell

Yttrium Information

Yttrium is a solid transition metal and is radioactive.
Chemical Symbol: Y
Atomic Mass: 88.906
Period #: 5 Group #: 3
Similar Elements in its Family: scandium, lutetium, lawrencium
Boiling Point: 3337 °C Melting Point: 1523 °C
Cost: $430 per 100 grams
Discovered by: Johann Gadolin
Named After: Ytterby ( a town in Sweeden)
Color: Silvery-White

Bibliography

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"Yttrium Element Facts." Chemicool. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 June 2015.

"Yttrium (Y)." Britannica.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 June 2015.